The country's treatment of the US student shows its growing unpredictability.
If you believe some reports, normal life will soon be impossible in Paris, London and other European cities. Spare a thought for Nigerians, Iraqis, Lebanese, Syrians, Yemenis, Pakistanis, Afghans and numerous others who live daily with the threat of bombings and shootings.
In 2013, the European Union declared Wahhabism the main source of global terrorism. But it's not just a “Middle East problem”; it is our problem, too.
A recent visit to Iraq has left me doubtful that the Prime Minister's plan can suceed, says Liam Byrne.
Military force may sometimes be necessary. But resorting to bombs and bullets comes at a high price to those caught up in conflicts abroad and, all too often, to the future security of people across the world.
Turkish officials insist the plane was warned - but Russia insists the plane was not in Turkish airspace.
Croatian journalist Damir Pilić meets the thinkers left adrift by the demise of the Soviet Union, and finds out what is now driving Marx back up the political agenda.
If Britain has a declared interest in curtailing Islamic State and stabilising Syria, it is neither honourable nor viable to let others intervene on our behalf.
Sixteen people were arrested over the weekend in Belgium in anti-terror raids, and schools and transportation remain closed today as operations continue.
Islamic State believes it must eventually confront and then defeat the West. To get there, it seeks to polarise Muslim and non-Muslim communities alike.
Newly-released documents show that in 1985, the PM wrote to the Foreign Office seeking action on the Marxist and pro-Soviet regime in Ethiopia.
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